Imran Awan warned associates in Virginia their relatives in Pakistan would be targeted

Imran Awan warned associates in Virginia their relatives in Pakistan would be targeted

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2018 One of the wives of former Democratic IT aide Imran Awan reported she was shot at soon after she told police Awan had kept her “like a slave,” a report said which again raised concerns about ties to powerful interests in Pakistan. Awan, an IT aide to Rep. Debbie […]

Imran Awan report points to ties with Pakistani intelligence

Imran Awan report points to ties with Pakistani intelligence

by WorldTribune Staff, April 19, 2018 The father of Democratic House IT aide Imran Awan was tied to Pakistani intelligence and had transferred a USB drive to a Pakistani senator, according to a report. Rashid Minhas, the ex-business partner of Awan’s father, told The Daily Caller News Foundation that “Imran Awan said to me directly these […]

Pakistan says border wall built to keep out terrorists is ‘phenomenal’ success

Pakistan says border wall built to keep out terrorists is ‘phenomenal’ success

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2018 Pakistan’s border barrier along its 2,600-mile border with Afghanistan has been successful in stopping terrorists from slipping back and forth across the border, Pakistani officials say. Military spokesman, Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said the barrier has “phenomenally reduced unchecked border crossings.” The Trump administration has pressed Pakistan to stop […]

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

‘University Of Jihad’ gets public funds even as Pakistan fights extremism

Special to WorldTribune.com Frud Bezhan, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Pakistan’s so-called university of jihad is led by a man who proclaims himself “the father of the Taliban,” and counts some of the world’s most notorious terrorists among its alumni. It also receives millions of dollars in aid from the government of the restive […]

Do I have to? Pakistan candidate says meeting with President Trump would be ‘bitter pill’

Do I have to? Pakistan candidate says meeting with President Trump would be ‘bitter pill’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2018 A candidate for prime minister in Pakistan said he would “dread it,” but would meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. Imran Khan, a former cricket star and leader of the Pakistan Tehrik-e Insaf (PTI) party said during a Jan. 13 press briefing “Yes, we would talk … Whether we […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Pakistan court frees Islamist tied to Mumbai terror attack

Pakistan court frees Islamist tied to Mumbai terror attack

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2017 The United States condemned the Nov. 22 decision of a Pakistani court to release an Islamist cleric accused of masterminding the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai which killed 166 people. Lahore High Court’s judicial review body rejected a government request to continue the detention of 67-year-old Hafiz Saeed, who […]

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Gloom: A world of uncertainty and in America, a union that may not hold

Special to WorldTribune.com Editor’s Note: The following analysis echoes assessments heard last week in Washington from normally upbeat insiders. One former CIA analyst who held senior posts in an Democrat administration wonders if the U.S. will survive and doesn’t want to eywitness its demise. Another veteran warrior, in but not of the “Swamp”, suggested that […]

‘One more’ chance: U.S. generals say Pakistan-Afghan region has world’s highest jihadist concentration

‘One more’ chance: U.S. generals say Pakistan-Afghan region has world’s highest jihadist concentration

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump will try to work with Pakistan on counter-terrorism “one more time” before taking measures forcing the nation to do more, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers on Oct. 3. “We need to try one more time to make this strategy work with them, by, with, […]

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Crowns vs chaos: Brexit and Trump repudiated governance by ‘urban globalists’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Gregory R. Copley, Editor, GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs What form of governance is “best”? What is most durable? What is most equitable? What produces the best economic results? These questions are usually posed — and the answers are usually imposed — as though a universally applicable model could be found by […]

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